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SubjectRe: MMAP vs READ/WRITE
Hello!

On Wed, Mar 13, 2002 at 04:17:18PM +0300, Peter Zaitsev wrote:
> So I would say mmap is not really optimized nowdays in Linux and so
> read() may be wining in cases it should not. May be read-ahead is
> used with read and is not used with mmap.

how about reading manual page on madvise(2) and redoing your test?

Also cache is best cleaned by unmounting filesystem in question
and then mounting it back.

Bye,
Oleg
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